Archive for the Swedish World Heritage Sites Category

The naval port of Karlskrona

The naval port of Karlskrona

Photo: Jan Norrman – 1996-08-23 The naval port of Karlskrona The best-preserved European naval town from the 18th century, and it is still used for marine activities today. More information at The National Heritage Board website

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The Agricultural Landscape of Southern Öland

The Agricultural Landscape of Southern Öland

Photo: Bengt A Lundberg – 2000-07-25 The Agricultural Landscape of Southern Öland Millennia of human exploitation and environmental conditions are mirrored in the cultural landscape. More information at The National Heritage Board website

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Varberg Radio Station in Grimeton

Varberg Radio Station in Grimeton

Photo: Bengt A Lundberg – 1999-05-26 Varberg Radio Station

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The hanseatic Town of Visby

The hanseatic Town of Visby

Photo: Ulf Bruxe – 1998-03-02 The hanseatic Town of Visby Typical North European hanseatic town with valuable settlements from the Middle Ages and a well-preserved street system. More information at The National Heritage Board website

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The Rock carvings in Tanum

The Rock carvings in Tanum

Photo: Bengt A Lundberg – 1997-04-25 The Rock Carvings in Tanum Extraordinary example of great Bronze Age-art, in surroundings that have been settled for around 8,000 years. More information at The National Heritage Board website

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Skogskyrkogården, the woodland cemetery, Stockholm

Skogskyrkogården, the woodland cemetery, Stockholm

Photo: Bengt A Lundberg – 1996-10-31 Skogskyrkogården, the woodland cemetery The cemetery reflects an harmonious interplay between the designed landscape and the architecture, which became trendsetting for modern architecture. More information at The National Heritage Board website

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The Royal Domain of Drottningholm, Ekerö

The Royal Domain of Drottningholm, Ekerö

Photo: Bengt A Lundberg – 1997-05-28 The Royal Domain of Drottningholm Eighteenth-century Royal residence that was built in a style representative of the period, drawing inspiration from the Versailles of France. More information at The National Heritage Board website

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Birka and Hovgården, Ekerö

Birka and Hovgården, Ekerö

Photo: Bengt A Lundberg – 2002-04-03 Birka and Hovgården One of the best-preserved Viking Age trading sites from the years 700-900, with unusually many valuable artifacts and remains. More information at The National Heritage Board website

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Engelsberg Ironworks, Fagersta

Engelsberg Ironworks, Fagersta

Photo: Gabriel Hildebrand – 1997-08-21 Engelsberg Ironworks A world-leading ironworks during the 18th century, and to this day buildings and technological equipment remain intact. More information at The National Heritage Board website

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Falun and Kopparbergslagen

Falun and Kopparbergslagen

Photo: Bengt A Lundberg – 1997-09-01 Falun and Kopparbergslagen This unique cultural landscape reflects centuries of copper mining. More information at The National Heritage Board website

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